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Francis also writes of new World Day of the Poor in new apostolic letter, Misericordia et Misera.
Father Raymond J. De Souza, who is one of the Missionaries of Mercy, reports from Rome about this signature Year of Mercy moment.
The Holy Father offered his reflections on their special role during the jubilee on Feb. 9. They will be given their official mandate during his Ash Wednesday Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Feb. 10.
The relics will remain for a week of vigils, Masses and stops at several Roman churches, including St. Peter’s Basilica, before returning to their usual place of repose.
Pope Francis has deployed ‘missionaries of mercy’ to minister strategically to those who feel most alienated from the Church.